MINK Collegiate Baseball League

MINK Collegiate League Baseball

Two New Teams to Join the MINK League in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- November 5th, 2019
St. Joseph, Mo- Big changes to the M.I.N.K. League as the 2019 Winter Meetings have come to a conclusion.  

The MINK league is excited to announce the addition of two teams for the 2020 Season.  The Des Moines Prospects and Chanute will be joining the league. The Prospects, headed by co-owners Eric Evans will join the North Division.  Chanute is headed up by Kansas City businessman Titus Bond. Chanute, which is currently holding a name the team contest in the community will join the South Division.

Additionally, the Sedalia Bombers will be moving from the North to the South Division. “We are thrilled about the two new additions to the league, Mickey Mantle played his first ever professional baseball game at Katy Park in Chanute, where the team will be playing. Des Moines will be bringing a brand new stadium into the league, we are excited to welcome both teams and communities into the league,`` says League President, Ky Turner.  In addition, the Ozark Generals will no longer be a member of the MINK League moving forward. The league will be playing with 9 teams in 2020.  

The MINK League playoffs will change for the 2020 season.  The top team in the North and South Divisions will receive a first round bye and will retain the 1 and 2 seeds throughout the whole playoffs. The remaining teams will be seeded  3-6 and will be determined by overall record. The 3 seed will host the 6 seed, while the 4 seed will host the 5 seed, in a one game playoff. Winners of these games will then face the division winners in the MINK League Semifinals, both games will be a one game playoff. The winners of these games will compete in a best of three series for the MINK League Championship.

The 2020 MINK League All-Star Game and Home Run Derby will take place in Chillicothe, MO on Thursday, July 9th, 2020. Ron Rodriguez has been reelected as the League Commissioner, as has St. Joseph Mustangs’ Ky Turner as the League President. Edwina Rains with the Joplin Outlaws has also been reelected as the League Treasure, while Steve Dullard from the Jefferson City Renegades retained his position as Vice President. League play will kick off no later than May 29th, 2020.

 

2019 MINK League
Players of the Year

 

2019 MINK League
Pitcher of the Year

 

2019 MINK League
Champions

 
North Division
Team
W
L
PCT
GB
Chillicothe Mudcats
0
0
.000
-
Clarinda A's
0
0
.000
-
Des Moines Peak Prospects
0
0
.000
-
St. Joseph Mustangs
0
0
.000
-
South Division
Team
W
L
PCT
GB
Chanute Baseball Club
0
0
.000
-
Jefferson City Renegades
0
0
.000
-
Joplin Outlaws
0
0
.000
-
Nevada Griffons
0
0
.000
-
Sedalia Bombers
0
0
.000
-
2020 Schedule Begins May 29, 2020

You can follow all the MINK League action this summer several ways. There will be regular league updates here on the website, you can follow the games and get updated stats, scores and standings on the MINK League page of Pointstreak or we will be posting scores, scheduling information and other MINK news on the MINK League Facebook page.

Get out and support your local MINK Baseball League team this summer. It's great affordable fun for the whole family.

The MINK Baseball League is a summer collegiate baseball league with eight teams throughout Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska & Kansas.

The MINK Baseball League provides a venue for college players who wish to develop their skills playing in an environment of increased competition and prepare for entering the Major League Baseball amateur draft.

All MINK Baseball League players are unpaid in order to maintain their NCAA eligibility. Each team is operated in a similar to a professional minor league baseball team, providing players an opportunity to play under the same conditions using wood bats, minor league specification baseballs, experiencing overnight road trips and playing an intense summer league schedule.

2020 MINK Collegiate Baseball League Teams
Chanute KS Baseball Club, Chillicothe MO Mudcats, Clarinda IA A's, Des Moines IA Peak Prospects, Jefferson City MO Renegades, Joplin MO Outlaws, Nevada MO Griffons,
Sedalia MO Bombers, St. Joseph MO Mustangs

The M.I.N.K. League promotes good sportsmanship by athletes, coaches, and spectators. We request your cooperation by supporting the participants and officials in a positive manner. Profanity, degrading comments or other intimidating actions directed at officials, athletes, coaches or team representatives will not be tolerated and are grounds for removal from any M.I.N.K. League stadium. Thank you for your support of the M.I.N.K. League.